NPCA AT WORK:
10 Parks for Your Bucket List
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National parks are the stuff of bucket lists—who doesn’t dream of spending time in the country’s most celebrated places? As you’re thinking about where to explore this year, NPCA has 10 less-visited places to add to your wish list.
Congress Passes Historic "Parks Package"
The Senate has passed a bipartisan package of national park bills authorizing the largest expansion of our National Park System since 1978. Years of advocacy and hard work led to this enormous win. Learn more about the legislation in our new FAQ.
5 Priorities for the New Congress
A new Congress is setting its priorities for the next legislative session. NPCA has five ways lawmakers can help restore our national parks, using bipartisan love for these special places to move important legislation forward.
Victory: Incinerator Project Defeated at Monocacy
For nearly a decade, county officials in Maryland had been planning to build a large trash-burning incinerator just yards away from the park boundary at Monocacy National Battlefield. NPCA and its supporters opposed the ill-conceived plan in numerous ways over the years. Last fall, the board of county commissioners finally reassessed and scrapped the project.